Ultimate Australia and New Zealand

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 40 days
  • tour type Group
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Melbourne, Australia
  • Ends Christchurch, New Zealand
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Experience Melbourne’s colourful laneways.
  • Travel along the Great Ocean Road and look out for the 12 Apostles.
  • Hike in Grampians National Park.
  • See the sunset on Uluru.
The trip "Ultimate Australia And New Zealand" starts in Melbourne and ends in Christchurch. This is an explorer trip that takes 40 days taking you through Melbourne, Rotorua, Uluru, Airlie Beach and 21 other destinations in New Zealand and Australia. This is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

We don’t just label any tour as “ultimate”. But when you’re 40 days in length and loaded with the best experiences Australia and New Zealand have to offer, well, that’s the only word that’ll do this level of adventure justice. Starting in Melbourne, you’ll make your way to the beaches of Victoria, Grampians National Park, the Daintree Rainforest, the Blue Mountains, Fiordland National Park, and a traditional Maori village — and that’s not including a million-ish other places in between. If you’re looking for the total Down Under experience, this is it.
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Based on 105 reviews
  • Yakov
  • From USA
  • On Sep 24 2019
4 - Very Good
Yakov's review for another G Adventures tour
“Very Good”
  • Lorenzo
  • From Italian
  • On Feb 02 2020
5 - Excellent
Lorenzo's review for another G Adventures tour
“As this was my first group, I chose this itinerary as it alternates days of travel with full days in a location - when I cold choose between group activities and visiting on my own. Everything went very well - the trip leader was competent and provided excellent info and advice.”
  • Kevin
  • From Usa
  • On Apr 20 2018
5 - Excellent
Kevin's review for another G Adventures tour
“Costa Rica is truly amazing! Really happy with the tour. The group was great. The small treks we did were amazing, and Dominical is truly beautiful. The entire tour was well organised!”
  • Day 1: Melbourne
  • Day 2: Melbourne
  • Day 3: Melbourne/Mornington Peninsula
  • Day 4: Mornington Peninsula
  • Day 5: Mornington Peninsula/Port Campbell
  • Day 6: Port Campbell/Halls Gap
  • Day 7: Halls Gap
  • Day 8: Halls Gap/Adelaide
  • Day 9: Adelaide
  • Day 10: Adelaide/Uluru
  • Day 11: Uluru
  • Day 12: Uluru/Cairns
  • Day 13: Cairns/Cape Tribulation
  • Day 14: Cape Tribulation
  • Day 15: Cape Tribulation/Cairns
  • Day 16: Cairns/Airlie Beach
  • Day 17: Airlie Beach
  • Day 18: Airlie Beach/Byron Bay
  • Day 19: Byron Bay
  • Day 20: Byron Bay/Port Macquarie
  • Day 21: Port Macquarie/Blue Mountains
  • Day 22: Blue Mountains
  • Day 23: Blue Mountains/Sydney
  • Day 24: Sydney
  • Day 25: Sydney/Auckland
  • Day 26: Auckland
  • Day 27: Auckland/Hahei
  • Day 28: Rotorua/Maori Village
  • Day 29: Rotorua/Wellington
  • Day 30: Wellington
  • Day 31: Wellington/Kaikoura
  • Day 32: Kaikoura/Hanmer Springs
  • Day 33: Hanmer Springs/Franz Josef
  • Day 34: Franz Josef
  • Day 35: Franz Josef/Queenstown
  • Day 36: Queenstown
  • Day 37: Queenstown
  • Day 38: Queenstown/Twizel
  • Day 39: Twizel/Christchurch
  • Day 40: Christchurch
  • Hotels (36 nts) Rainforest cabin (2nts), Maori village (1 nt, multi-share).
  • 22 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
    Note: Allow USD1675-2180 for meals not included.
  • Private vehicle, sailboat, plane, boat, ferry, walking
Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Discover Moment: Adelaide
  • Your Discover Moment: Byron Bay
  • Your Local Living Moment: Maori Village Overnight Visit, Rotorua
  • Your Discover Moment: Franz Josef
  • Your Discover Moment: Queenstown
  • Melbourne Laneways Walk
  • Brighton Bathing Boxes Visit
  • Rainforest Walk, Great Otway National Park
  • 12 Apostles Visit
  • Loch Ard Gorge Visit
  • Grampians National Park Visit
  • MacKenzie Falls Visit
  • The Balconies (Jaws of Death) Visit
  • Sunset at Uluru
  • Uluru Mala Walk
  • Indigenous Cultural Centre Visit
  • Mossman Gorge Indigenous Peoples Interpretive Walk
  • Whitsunday Islands Sailing Excursion
  • Barrier Reef Visit
  • Pick-to-Plate Lunch
  • Blue Mountains Excursion
  • Jenolan Caves Tour
  • Jamison Valley Walk
  • Blue Mountains Scenic Railway
  • Sydney Coromandel Peninsula Visit
  • Hahei Cathedral Cove Scenic Walk
  • Hot Water Beach Excursion
  • Winery Visit
  • Hanmer Springs
  • Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise
  • Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park Visit
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Any international flights to Melbourne and from Christchurch are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Ultimate Australia and New Zealand tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Ultimate Australia and New Zealand tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 25 December 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 December 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Ultimate Australia and New Zealand tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Ultimate Australia and New Zealand tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : ClassicAll of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : StandardComfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 2 - LightLight walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
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